On February 21, President Trump’s newest Presidential Proclamation went into effect expanding the Travel Ban 3.0 to include certain foreign nationals of the following six countries:

According to DHS, these additions were based on its assessment of updated security criteria established after the first iteration of the travel ban. Restrictions have only been placed on those seeking immigrant visas from the newly added countries. Individuals from these countries seeking nonimmigrant visas should not be restricted.

Unless an exemption applies or the individual is eligible for a waiver, the travel restrictions apply to foreign nationals of the designated countries who:

The travel restrictions in the proclamation do not apply to:

A waiver may be granted if a foreign national demonstrates to the consular officer’s or CBP official’s satisfaction that: (a) denying entry would cause the foreign national undue hardship; (b) entry would not pose a threat to the national security or public safety of the U.S.; and (c) entry would be in the national interest.